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Get Notified with ROBLOX Desktop Push Notifications!

Whether you’re browsing your favorite social media sites, texting with friends, or playing games on ROBLOX, it’s always so compelling to see that little alert that pops up whenever you receive a new friend request or message from someone. But what happens when you jump to another website? How can you know the instant you receive a new ROBLOX notification? Today, we’re proud to announce that there’s a new and exciting way to stay up-to-date with everything that happens on ROBLOX, even if your browser is closed! Meet… (drumroll) …desktop push notifications!

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Take a Trip Around the World with ROBLOX and Finding Dory!

It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet on the ground, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. Though, that doesn’t sound all that bad, does it? Join ROBLOX on an adventure as we go Around the World to some famous locales in search of hidden treasure!

It’s always smart to learn a thing or two about a place before you travel there. There isn’t a better place to learn than school, right? Take some quizzes to test your knowledge about a couple international locales and win a prize if you pass the exams at ROBLOX High School.

Venetian shades come from Venice, and Venice is going to be in Hide and Seek Extreme. What do these have in common? Not much – but if you find the hidden items you’ll earn an award for your efforts.

Some of the coolest places are in the past. But unless you have some gigawatts and a DeLorean, we can’t just visit the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. In the meantime, museums make a pretty good stand in for a time machine. Believe it or not, the museums in RoCitizens contain a wealth of information (including where to find prizes, according to rumors).

And while you are trotting about on a grand tour, be sure to keep an eye out for Dory! She is on her own adventure, but you might just cross paths with Dory and her new friends during your explorations!

Check out the games here, and be sure to see Finding Dory in theaters June 17th in 3D!

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Xbox One Gets Full Access to the ROBLOX Library

As the world’s leading Imagination Platform, we are dedicated to maximizing the ROBLOX experience across all of our platforms. Since our launch on Xbox One earlier this year, the amount of user-created games and experiences available on the console has skyrocketed immensely from 15 to over 80 amazing titles. Brace yourselves – that number is about to get even bigger. We are proud to announce that the flood gates are finally open! Starting right NOW, developers can enable console access on all of their games moving forward! Continue reading →

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ROBLOX is Having a Huge Sale This Weekend!

Our annual Memorial Day weekend sale kicks off this Friday, May 27, and runs through the weekend! We’ve got over 50 amazing items going on sale, including some awesome new things, as well as some of the hats, glasses, faces, and gear that you guys have been asking for. If you’ve never experienced one of our big sales, be sure to watch the Catalog all weekend. Items will appear throughout the day and night, some only up for a couple hours!

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Stuck On You: ROBLOX Avatars Get Attachment Objects

This year, ROBLOX has embarked on an ambitious mission to completely revamp avatar customization. In anticipation of the upcoming R15 avatar, we have already begun implementing new tools in the Studio to prepare for our transition towards a fully community-created avatar system. The first phase of our project is already underway, and we are excited to share the progress we have been making so far!  

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A Whole New World: ROBLOX Adds Post-Effects and Anti-Aliasing

You asked, we listened. Here at ROBLOX, we want to continue providing our creators with a dynamic creative toolbox so that they can build the ultimate gaming experience. Our vision is founded on powering the imagination of up-and-coming game developers. In that respect, we believe that you should be equipped with powerful, easy-to-use tools that will not only allow for a greater assortment of immersive environments, but also add another layer of aesthetic diversity to your games and experiences. Today, we’re proud to announce that we have significantly expanded the visual capabilities of our platform with a medley of new, breathtaking post-processing effects and anti-aliasing. Continue reading →